Prof. Georg Essl conducts research at the creative intersection of mobile technology and music, with a focus on new interfaces and forms of expression and on creative outcomes. He leads the Michigan Mobile Phone Ensemble, which enables students to create their own musical instruments and performances. His website is at: http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~gessl/.
Computing provides us with incredible opportunities to reshape our interactions with the world. Faculty like Georg Essl are engaged in a number of projects under the umbrella of interactive systems, in which they explore and propose new means of creativity and new paradigms foe human/computer interaction. You can learn more about interactive systems research, or another aspect of computer science and engineering, at the Computer Science and Engineering Division website: http://eecs.umich.edu/cse/.